South Tuya

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South Tuya
Highest point
Elevation1,850 m (6,070 ft)
Coordinates59°12′31″N 130°30′19″W / 59.20861°N 130.50528°W / 59.20861; -130.50528
Geography
LocationBritish Columbia, Canada
Parent rangeTuya Range
Geology
Age of rockPleistocene
Mountain typeTuya
Last eruptionPleistocene

South Tuya, also called Southern Tuya, is a tuya clustered around Tuya Lake in the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province in British Columbia, Canada. The base of South Tuya comprises hyaloclastite and pillow lava indicating that the volcano formed beneath a large lake or beneath ice.[1]

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  1. ^ James G. Moore, Catherine J. Hickson, Lewis C. Calk (1995-12-10). "Tholeiitic-alkalic transition at subglacial volcanoes, Tuya region, British Columbia, Canada". Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 100: 24577–24592. doi:10.1029/95JB02509.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)